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September 2014

Nursing Matters, CP edition
CRNBC | College of registered nurses of British Columbia

NEWS & CASE STUDIES

Nursing Matters

RN Edition

September 2014

Features In this issue
DST survey results now available
4 ways you'll find our website easier to use
Features
Case studies
Nursing updates
Recommended
Governance
Most popular
You asked
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NEWS

DST survey results now available

Certified practice nurses offered great feedback in the recent DST survey. For example, we now know that 90 per cent of certified practice nurses access the DSTs once a week. You also told us about barriers to accessing the DSTs; we're making changes to smooth the way.

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News

4 ways you'll find our website easier to use

Please check out our new (and better!) website. It's filled with improvements based on feedback from nurses. Taking a cue from the new website, we also updated this newsletter.

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CASE STUDIES
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A friend wants a favour

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In the middle of a busy shift as charge nurse in emergency, a friend of Daniel's arrives needing sutures. When he hears he'll need to wait, the friend asks Daniel for a favour.

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More case studies

A colleague confides in you
Ethical boundaries on Facebook
NURSING UPDATES
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Frequent feedback

How many times a day do you get feedback on your practice? Feedback isn't always formal, in fact nurses receive feedback all the time.

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More nursing updates

Dispensing medications: joint statement
DST survey results
New clinical resources in the Library
Nursing Matters (RN and NP editions)
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GOVERNANCE UPDATES
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Change to library walk-in service
CRNBC election results
A CRNBC committee needs you!
Proposed bylaw amendment: professional liability protection
MOST POPULAR WITH CP NURSES
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 CASE STUDY   What were the warning signs?
 BLOG  Every child needs a champion
 CASE STUDY  3 confidentiality breaches
 NEWS  Navigating boundaries
 NEWS  Coming up: CP committee appointments
 YOU ASKED  What's the difference between pronouncement of death and certification of death?
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I think I have the flu. If I call in sick, the unit will be short-staffed. Can I work?

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As an instructor, what are my responsibilities for students working at a flu clinic?

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